There is no doubt social media has a series of pros and it has a great productive and positive impact on human lives but with all of that social media do have some cons which we are going to discuss down below,
Major Privacy issues
The first from the list of social media cons is no privacy entirely. People nowadays share too much personal information online on social media of what are they doing, what they like, where they are, who they are with, what are they eating, basically, everything and that’s not really a good thing. Through researches, Bad people take advantage of your social media statuses and try to harm you in various ways.
It is a major issue nowadays, many people have been cyber bullied online on various social media platforms on various circumstances. According to various researches conducted all over the USA, Many young teens including both males and females have been blackmailed online, cyber bullers psychologically affect their brains and ask them to do various tasks including asking for many and some bad tasks that a stable person would never do.
Social media has now become an addiction of people all around the globe, and mostly youth is spending their fraction of time on it and from the results of various researches all around the globe, most of the youth are just wasting their time on platforms of social media like Facebook, twitter, Instagram, snapchat and various others. Most of the time they spend on such unproductive things that effect their daily lifestyle, their social circle and most importantly it affects their academic studies. According to a research conducted in the United States, if a young individual spends more than five hours on social media it is more likely they will get lower grades.
Social media is cause of depression among many people lives, there are various reasons that social media can be physically and mentally draining. For Example, many glamourous and rich people are posting their glamourous lives on Facebook, Instagram, twitter and other sources and it leaves people with several insecurities about themselves, leaving people in depression. And one more of the social media cons is that is it can hinder many of the individual’s personal relationships, it can disrupt people’s lives and it usually happens to those who use too much of social media apps.